Karen Jensen
Karen Jensen

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Wheaton, Ill.

High School:
Wheaton North HS



12/11/2013

64 Purdue Student-Athletes Named Fall Academic All-Big Ten

Purdue improved its Academic All-Big Ten total by 18 student-athletes from merely a year ago.

05/29/2013

Sixty-Two Boilers Honored Among Spring Academic All-Big Ten

Thirty-two members of Purdue track & field recognized for 3.0+ GPAs.

11/02/2012

Hoevet Finishes Second at Hoosier Invite

The Purdue women had two top five finishers at the Hoosier Invite in Bloomington.

11/01/2012

Harriers Head to Hoosier Invite

The Boilermakers are sending 18 individuals to compete in Bloomington on Friday.

10/12/2012

Boilers Set Several PRs at Adidas Invite

The Purdue men's and women's teams saw vast improvement from the teams' finishes last season.

2013 Results Get Acrobat Reader

2012 Season

2012: Competed in 4races over the course of the season; at the season kickoff meet on 8/31, the Crusader Open, she finished 16th with a time of 19:10.3; competing in the Indiana Intercollegiates she ran a 19:16.6 while placing 39th; at the Sean Earl Loyola Invite in Chicago, Ill. She placed 103rd with a time of 19:08; at the Hoosier Invite she ran a 19:18.10 and finished 7th

2011: Began the season at the Illinois Invitational with a time of 16:15; at the IPFW Invitational finished with a time of 20:34.60 helping the team take first place.

High School: Three-year varsity letterwinner in cross country and track and field at Wheaton North High School; Most Valuable junior runner and Most Valuable senior runner for cross country, Two-time captain for cross country and rack; Three-time DVC all-conference; Three-time DVC all-academic; garnered hardest worker award sophomore year for cross country; received sophomore award for cross country freshman year, garnered the junior varsity award for track freshman year.

Personal: Karen Mary Jensen was born May 1, 1993 in Wheaton, Ill.; is the daughter of Herman and Mary Jensen; enjoys traveling, swimming and skiing; majoring in dietetics/nutrition and fitness/health.